Isla De Los Locos
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Routes in Antiquities Wall
|Deadly Nightshade S 5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c|
|Isla De Los Locos S 5.13c 8a+ 30 X- 31 E7 7a|
|Type:||Sport, 85 ft|
|Page Views:||1,135 total, 20/month|
|Shared By:||Kevin Macartney on Apr 28, 2013|
DescriptionIsla is the iconic test piece of the area. A departure from other bozeman climbs, this is a true resistance route where the crux could be considered 3 bolts in length, and it is possible to fall much higher. A 5.11 introduction leads to a cave where several variations of no hands rests can be had. Prepare yourself because the rest of the way there is no place to more than chalk up and take a breath. Immediately leaving the cave you are meet with long moves between good holds leading to the "crux" pulling over the next roof. Keep it together and cruise the final pumpy run the the lip of the wall and enjoy the foot traverse left to the anchors pumped out of your gord.
LocationFrom the Porcelain wall walk down the hill following one of a few paths and under the large cave. Follow the trail up the short hill just on the other side of the cave and then go downhill. Where the hill starts to level off turn right and look at the wall. Isla is the route that starts at an obvious chalked undercling and goes up and right through three pockets. If you start at the undercling and go left you are on Woppleganger 5.13a
Alternatively from Deadly Nightshade look perpendicular to the Antiquities wall and Isla is right in front of you framed by two pines.